The president’s personal lawyers say lower courts should not have upheld a broad subpoena by the Manhattan district attorney.
A three-judge appeals panel is expected to rule soon in the legal battle to obtain eight years of the president’s tax returns.
The president is appealing an order that allowed his tax returns and other financial records to be released to the Manhattan district attorney.
As he has done with other aspects of the presidency, Donald J. Trump has redefined the practice in ways that have unsettled even some Republicans.
He’s argued against affirmative action at Harvard and abortion in Georgia. Now he has a leading role as Republicans push a new wave of voting measures across the U.S.